Deputy City Clerk

City Administration
East Bay
Until filled
$5,563.00-$7,234.00 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


1333 Park Avenue Emeryville, 94608


The City of Emeryville is hiring for the position of Deputy City Clerk.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position will understand city operations and will possess the skill to identify and streamline office procedures; be able to interpret policy; have clear communication skills; be able to compose official correspondence, reports, ordinances and resolutions; have the ability to handle multiple tasks and use independent judgement.

The successful candidate will have experience with filing systems, databases, and automated records management software; and be proficient in both basic office software such as Microsoft Word and Excel and Outlook, and high-level software solutions such as Laserfiche, and Granicus products including Media Manager, Live Manager, Legistar and iLegislate.

Experience in a Clerk’s Office is highly desirable. Candidates must possess two years of college in business administration coursework or a related field; and four years of increasingly responsible experience involving public contact. A Certified Municipal Clerk designation, or significant progress toward certification, is preferred.


City/MESA benefits: Classic PERS Members 2% @ 60 (based on highest three consecutive years); New Members 2% @ 62 PERS Plan (based on highest three consecutive years) - under both plans, the employee picks up the full employee contribution; 13 paid holidays; up to 10 days paid Administrative Leave per year (cash value); 15 days sick leave per year; 10 days paid vacation per year; family health insurance coverage (with medical premiums paid by City, capped and annually adjusted); city paid family dental and vision care premiums; life insurance, long-term disability and employee assistance program coverage paid by City; voluntary participation in the ICMA-RC 457 and 401(a) deferred compensation plans and CalGOVEBA (a trust to defer on a pre-tax basis funds to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses); and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

Special Instructions

Selection Process

To apply for this great career opportunity in an exciting, vibrant and livable City, please submit a completed application, resume and supplemental questionnaire online at www.calopps.org (paper applications will not be accepted), or visit the City’s website at www.emeryville.org. A screening process will identify those candidates that most closely possess the education, experience and potential as defined in the ideal candidate profile. The interviews may involve written and role play exercises. The finalist will be required to complete a thorough background check, including successful completion of Livescan fingerprinting.

Applications received by 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 29, 2018 will be considered first. For additional information, please contact Lisa Lopez at (510) 596-4391.


Equal Opportunity Employer / ADA

The City and the MESA are Equal Opportunity Employers. All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, color, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants to participate in the application and examination processes. Applicants needing special accommodations must contact Human Resources sufficiently in advance of the testing process to arrange for such accommodations. Please contact (510) 596-4300.

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